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Kenneth Riddle Collection of Cy Crumley Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0572

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of images scanned from photographs that belonged to former East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad conductor Cy Crumley. There are also printouts from the website "The Cy Crumley Scrapbook” created by Ken Riddle. The images were also used in the book Cy Crumley's Tweetsie: Ninety Years on the Narrow Gauge, compiled by Kenneth Riddle.


  • 2000 - 2006


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


0.75 linear feet

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Method of Acquisition

Kenneth Riddle and Ruth Tupper Crumley donated printouts of the images on October 16, 2000, accession number 2000-070. Kenneth Riddle donated 2 compact discs with the jpeg copies of the images, 147 copy prints and the printouts of the Cy Crumley website on January 3, 2006, accession number 2006-018.

Existence and Location of Originals

The original photographs remain with the Crumley family.

Related Publications

Riddle, Kenneth, compiler. Cy Crumley's Tweetsie: Ninety Years on the Narrow Gauge (The Cy Crumley Collection with notes by his friend, Kenneth Riddle), 2001.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Brianne Johnson and opened for research in February 2007.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA